Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Join us September 28-30, 2018, for Midland University’s Homecoming!

This year’s schedule will feature reunions, athletic events, campus activities, and so much more! 

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 28th

Friday, September 28th
Friday, September 28th

“BE A WARRIOR” ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
9:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.  | Kimmel Theatre
High-school students are invited to campus to find out what it’s like to “Be a Warrior!” Midland welcomes and encourages student referrals from MU alumni, family and friends. Pass on the Midland tradition! For more information, contact 402-941-6530.

STUDENT WARRIOR DAY
11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. | Campus Green
A fun-filled event to kick off Homecoming Weekend, featuring activities, food, music, games, and a golf cart decorating contest for current students.

SPIRIT STORE OPEN
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. | Wikert Event Center/Campus Green
Stop by the official spirit store of Midland University, Lou’s Sporting Good’s campus location, to pick up official Midland apparel for your whole family!

CAMPUS TOUR
11:15 A.M.  | Anderson Complex (Starting Location)
We have been busy renovating and want to share our new spaces with you! Join us for a walking tour.

WARRIOR ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME CEREMONY - 35TH ANNIVERSARY — Registration required
5:30 P.M. | Fremont Golf Club, 2710 N. Somers Ave.
Join us in honoring the 2018 Warrior Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Steve Bullock ‘93, Valerie Reiman ‘04, Chris Strehle ‘05, and Chase Manstedt ‘08. We will also honor this year’s Petrow Memorial Award winner, Ben Henry ‘18, and Bracker Award winner, Joelle Overkamp ‘18.

CORONATION & PEP RALLY
7:00 P.M. | Sidner Ice Arena
All current and former Warriors, as well as family & friends, are welcome to join in the fun and witness the crowning of the Midland University Homecoming Royalty!

PLANETARIUM SHOW
7:00 P.M. | Midland University Lueninghoener Planetarium
Planetarium and Laser Show hosted by alumnus and noted Planetarium Consultant, Jack Dunn ‘69. Limited seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY VS LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY- BELLEVILLE
7:30 P.M. | Sidner Ice Arena, 1558 E. Military Ave.

Saturday, September 29th

Saturday, September 29th
Saturday, September 29th

GOLDEN WARRIOR REUNION — Registration Required (click here to register)
9:00-11:00 A.M. | Private Dining Rooms, Dining Hall
The Class of 1968 officially joins the 50-year club. Past “Golden Warriors” are also invited!

ALUMNI, FRIENDS, AND COMMUNITY TAILGATE
11:00 A.M. | Heedum Field Parking Lot, 1650 E. Military Ave.
Warrior fans are welcome to join us for a pre-game tailgate! Food and drinks will be available, along with performances by the Midland pep band and cheer and dance teams. Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Wristband required. Sponsored by First State Bank & Trust.

“MILESTONE” ALUMNI TENT FOR CLASSES OF ’68, ’78, ’93 and ’08
11:00 A.M.- 1 P.M. | Heedum Field Parking Lot
Milestone anniversary classes (50, 40, 25 & 10 year) are invited to drop-in and catch up with old friends and classmates during the pre-game football tailgate. Photos and giveaways in private area of tailgate tent. Look for “milestone” banner.

HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME: Midland Warriors vs. University of Jamestown
1:00 P.M. | Heedum Field, 1650 E. Military Ave.

WOMEN’S SOCCER VS. UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN
5:00 P.M. | Heedum Field

WOMEN’S HOCKEY VS. LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY- BELLEVILLE
5:00 P.M. | Sidner Ice Arena, 1558 E. Military Ave.

MEN’S SOCCER VS. UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN
7:30 P.M. | Heedum Field

Sunday, September 30th

Sunday, September 30th
Sunday, September 30th

HOMECOMING WORSHIP
10:30 A.M. | Sinai Lutheran Church, 9th & Pebble
Midland University honors its Lutheran roots with this traditional Sunday service featuring the Midland University Choir.

ALUMNI & LEGACY LUNCHEON-Registration Required
12:00 P.M. | Fremont Golf Club, 2710 N. Somers Ave.
Join legacy donors, alumni and friends in honoring Midland University’s 2018 Alumni Award recipients Charlotte Erickson McConkie ‘61, Colleen Willert Dilley ‘61, Alberto Varas ‘03, Kristine Spracklin Roberts ‘07, and the Distinguished Midland Family recipient, the Dr. Caryl & Shirley Steyer Family.

Affinity Group Reunions

Affinity Group Reunions
Affinity Group Reunions

The following Affinity Groups are hosting reunions throughout the weekend. Please email alumni@midlandu.edu or call 402-941-6055 for additional details. 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

BASEBALL GAME & REUNION
10:00-11:00 A.M. | Batting Practice & Homerun Derby | Moller Field
11:00 A.M. | Alumni Baseball Game | Moller Field
2:30 P.M. | Halftime Social Gathering | L.A. Fireproof Door, 325 N. Main, Fremont

WRESTLING ALUMNI REUNION
11:00 A.M. | Open practice during Football Tailgate | Heedum Field
4:30 P.M. | Social Gathering | Todd's Tavern & Cafe, 102 W. Main, Cedar Bluffs

DANCE ALUMNI TAILGATE
12:00 P.M. | Heedum Field
1:00 P.M. | Homecoming Football Game

PI EPSILON ALUMNI TEA & GATHERING
10:30 A.M. | Social
11:00 A.M. | Brunch
12:00 P.M. | Tailgate at Heedum Field and Campus Tours
1:00 P.M. | Homecoming Football Game

1956-1965 ATHLETE'S REUNION (PENNYBAKER ERA)
4:30 P.M. | Wooden Windmill Restaurant, 1155 S. Broad St., Fremont
Alumni who were student-athletes from 1956-1964 are encouraged to attend.

FOOTBALL ALUMNI REUNION
4:30 P.M. | Wooden Windmill Restaurant, 1155 S. Broad St., Fremont

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Beta Sigma Psi Fremont Alumni Club 8th Annual Golf Scramble
1:15 P.M. Shotgun Start | Valley View Golf Course, 1126 County Road X, Fremont

Additional Information

Register for Events

Register for Events
Register for Events

To register for Homecoming events, please click here. We look forward to seeing you!

Award Recipients

Award Recipients
Award Recipients
Hall of Fame Inductees

Steve Bullock ‘93
Valerie Reiman ‘04
Chris Strehle ‘05
Chase Manstedt ‘08

Petrow Memorial Award Recipient

Ben Henry ‘18

Bracker Award Recipient

Joelle Overkamp ‘18

Alumni Achievement Awards

Dr. Colleen Dilley '61
Dr. Charlotte McConkie '61

Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Alberto Varas '02

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Kristine Spracklin Roberts '07

Distinguished Midland Family

Dr. Caryl and Shirley Steyer Family

Lodging

Lodging
Lodging

Midland University is proud to partner with these hotels. When making your reservation, ask for the Midland rate.

Holiday Inn Express
2415 N. Lincoln Ave.
Fremont, NE 68025
402-773-3850
hiexpress.com

Fairfield Inn and Suites
2410 Yager Rd.
Fremont, NE 68025
888-236-2427
marriott.com

Baymont Inn & Suites
2700 N. Diers Pkwy.
Fremont, NE 68025
402-512-0641
wyndhamhotels.com

Hilton Garden Inn - Omaha West
17879 Chicago St.
Omaha, NE 68118
402-289-9696
hiltongardeninn.com

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